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Happy Easter

Dear Members and Friends, On behalf of the AIPA Board, I wish you a happy, safe, and peaceful Easter, Passover, or just Happy Holidays. May this time be filled with joy, hope, peace, and love. Let's hope that this Easter will be a harbinger of the rebirth of peace in the world and hope for […]

Afternoon with Zygmunt Sieradzki

Dear Friends, If you are in Melbourne on April 30, please join us for the next AIPA event. As you may know, AIPA is more than just a voluntary association. We form an intellectual circle, a group of colleagues and friends who meet regularly and discuss issues that interest us – issues related to Polish […]

AIPA donates to Ukraine

Dear Members of AIPA, I am pleased to inform you that at the AIPA Board meeting of 8 April it was decided unanimously that we should make a donation in support of humanitarian aid to the Ukraine Crisis Appeal. We have therefore donated $5000 to the appeal through: I have written to Mr Kohut, President […]

Paulina Olszanka on grassroots response to the refugees in Poland

AIPA organised a zoom webinar on Saturday 26 March at 7.00 pm Melbourne time, (9.00 am in Warsaw) with the Polish-Australian journalist Paulina Olszanka, who is originally from Melbourne. Paulina Olszanka has written for the Guardian, the Fairfax Media, the Economist, and is a regular contributor to The Times in the UK. With a background in anthropology and sociology, she focuses mainly […]

AIPA Board Stands with Ukraine

A number of AIPA members have attended recent rallies in Melbourne, Sydney and Hobart in support of Ukraine.  The Australian Institute of Polish Affairs stands in solidarity with the Ukrainian people and the Ukrainian state, so brutally attacked by Russia.  We unequivocally condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine and call for the harshest possible sanctions to be imposed […]
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